Category Archives: United States Coins

2009 Presidential $1 Coins

The John Tyler Presidential $1 Coin coin will be released on May 21. With that occurring just around the corner, we at World Mint Coins thought you might like to review the Presidential coins that the US Mint has scheduled for 2009.


2009 Presidential $1 Coins*

Harrison Presidential $1
John Tyler Presidential $1 Coin
James K. Polk Presidential $1 Coin
Zachary Taylor Presidential $1 Coin

 

William Henry Harrison's coin was issued on February 19th. The US Mint held a ceremony at Harrison’s Virginia home at the Berkeley Plantation. As the mint has traditionally done, thousands of newly struck coins were given away free to children, while adults were allowed to exchange for $1 rolls.

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Harrison Presidential Coin

World Mint Coins is pleased to offer a William Henry Harrison Presidential $1 Coin page, complete with images, specifications and coin information.

Harrison Presidential $1

 

Released on February 19, 2009, the William Henry Harrison Presidential $1 Coin celebrates the shortest presidency in US history. Serving only 32 days before his death, Harrison is remembered more for his achievements before being elected than those completed while in office. Continue reading

D.C. & US Territories Quarters

World Mint Coins has recently updated its pages on the 2009 D.C. & US Territories Quarters program. These coins are a continuation of the successful State Quarter program that ended in 2008 from the US Mint.


2009 D.C. & US Territories Quarters
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District of Columbia Quarter

Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Quarter
Guam Quarter
American Samoa Quarter
U.S. Virgin Islands Quarter
Northern Mariana Islands

The D.C. and Puerto Rico quarter have already been released this year, and the Guam Quarter is set to come out on May 26. The American Samoa, US Virgin Islands and Northern Marian Islands quarters will follow later on this year. Continue reading

Louis Braille Commemorative Coins

New to World Mint Coins is the addition of commemorative Louis Braille Bicentennial Silver Dollar Coin information, images and coin specifications.

Proof Braille Silver Dollar
Uncirculated Braille Silver Dollar

 

Struck by the United States Mint in proof and uncirculated options, these coins celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Louis Braille, the inventor of the system of reading and writing for the blind.

The US Mint first released the Braille designs and a prototype in July 2008 during the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) annual convention in Dallas, Texas. Continue reading